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, pictures of us in the seattle tacoma airport in the u.s.a. we weren't even in china. we were back the united states. they've know a kid who took that picture, but somehow it went viral and we were instantly recognized. even peddlers when we took our family and kids to experience the great wall for their first time, we were asked by everybody along the great while for pictures. so is overwhelming, very, very flattering on the chinese have been warm and gracious and very, very friendly. >> how much does it matter to them that your father was born in china? >> at the source of great pride that i'm chinese-american, that my ancestors are often china, a waste family is from china as well. in some ways they expect me therefore to take the chinese side on all the issues. [laughter] and shortly after i arrived in before i arrived there was some commentary over the internet this you have to look at the statement. he may be chinese on the inside, but these white on the outside. excuse me coming out on the outside, white on the inside. they called me a banana. [laughter] some said it was a t
of him for his manager policy experience and most recently served as chief of police for seattle washington where he last ran at its lowest point in 40 years. [applause] >> well, good morning and thank you very much for being here. this is a wonderful opportunity for me to associate again the future report with dr. walkoff and the staff that supports dr. johnson in the work he has done. the assistant secretary of health, dr. koh could not be a stronger partner on these issues in his words about the health of young people and responsibility we have as adults they think are particularly important. i'm looking forward to hearing from you and it's always a great pleasure to be with dr. johnson who has given us the information that helps so much and not only making policy, but also the information needed to improve the nation's health, particularly the health of young people. so there's a couple of important things that i really took from this report. but to put it a little bit into context, remembering this is the snapshot of the prior year and it's also helpful to think about where
was two, we traveled around the country. it was a big trip. we went to seattle and we went to disney land, which was most important. we traveled to kansas, where my grandmother's family was from and went to chicago and went to yellow stone. we took greyhound buses most of the time, and we rented cars, and we would stay at local motels or howard johnsons, and if there was a pool at one of these mo tells, even if it was justin any, i would be very excited, the ice machine was exciting and the vending machine i was really excited about that. but this is at the time when you didn't have 600 stations and 24 hours worth of cartoons, and so at night if the tv was on, it was what your parents decided to watch. my mother that summer would turn on the tv every night during the vacation and watch the watergate hearings. and i can't say that i understood everything that was being discussed, but i knew the issues were important. i knew they spoke to some basic way about who we were as americans, so slowly during the course of the trip, which lasted about month, some of this seeped to my head, and the
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